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moonlightreader

Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 105/410 pages
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry

Reading progress update: I've read 215 out of 454 pages.

Scarlet - Marissa Meyer

I am not sure if I will have time to finish this one today, or not! I'm sure I'll find time to read another 100 pages or so, though!

 

So, Book 2 really ramped up the action. Scarlet learns more about Wolf. Thorne learns more about Cinder. There's a bit of a Han Solo/Princess Leia vibe to one of their scenes that is pretty cute.

 

The combined fantasy/science fiction feel of this series is a lot of fun. I'm not really a science fiction fan - I've never been able to get into it, in spite of the fact that I really want to love space opera. I think that Meyer did a good job of adding science fiction elements without overpowering the fairy tale feel to her book.

 

Really enjoying this one!